Stealing the Show

Stealing the Show

How Women Are Revolutionizing Television

Book - 2018
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"Shonda Rhimes, Lena Dunham, Tina Fey, Amy Schumer, Mindy Kaling: these ... women have shaken up the entertainment landscape, making it look like an equal opportunity dream factory. But things weren't always this rosy. It took decades of determination in the face of preconceived ideas and outright prejudice to reach this new era. In this ... book, veteran journalist Joy Press tells the story of the maverick women who broke through the barricades, starting with Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) and Diane English (Murphy Brown), whose iconic shows redefined America's idea of 'family values' and incited controversy that reached as far as the White House"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2018
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501137716
9781501137723
9781501137730
Branch Call Number: 791.45 PRE 2018
Characteristics: viii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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